Name: Arcicella Nikitin et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. arcus, a bow, arc; L. fem. n. cella, a store-room and in biology a cell; N.L. fem. n. Arcicella, arc-shaped cell

Type species: Arcicella aquatica Nikitin et al. 2004

Valid publication: Nikitin DI, Strompl C, Oranskaya MS, Abraham WR. Phylogeny of the ring-forming bacterium Arcicella aquatica gen. nov., sp. nov. (ex Nikitin et al. 1994), from a freshwater neuston biofilm. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:681-684.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Cytophagaceae Stanier 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chen WM, Yang SH, Young CC, Sheu SY. Arcicella rigui sp. nov., isolated from water of a wetland, and emended descriptions of the genus Arcicella, Arcicella aquatica, Arcicella rosea and Arcicella aurantiaca. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:134-140.

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